Screw barrel microscope with folding tripod stand

Made:
1728 in London
maker:
Edward Scarlett

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microscope, Screw barrel microscope, with one object lens, microscope attached by ball socket to folding tripod stand, with adjustable magnifying lens, unsigned, by Edward Scarlett, (active 1705-1743), London, 1720-1740. lacks eye piece lens

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1985-2214/10 Pt1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron and metal
credit:
National Maritime Museum